Table 1

Clinical characteristics of patients with short segment Barrett's oesophagus (SSBO) and cardia intestinal metaplasia (CIM)

SSBO (n=177) CIM (n=76) p Value
Mean age (y)62670.0045
Sex (M/F)176/175/10.511
Ethnicity
 Whites91%81%
 African Americans4%16%0.0028
 Others5%3%
Dysplasia prevalence11.3%1.3%0.0058
Dysplasia incidence (per year)4.6%1.5%0.00771-150
No of patients with high grade dysplasia500.326
No of patients with cancer101.000
  • 1-150 Time to dysplasia development per log rank test.